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It was mission accomplished for Team Telkom’s Nolan Hoffman as he took the honours in an exciting sprint finish in the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Road Classic at Sun City today.

The Ride London Classic came to an end with an exciting sprint finish which Tom Boonen (Etixx-Quickstep) won. Mark Renshaw was able to net another good result for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka by finishing a close 2nd. 3rd place went to Michael Matthews (Orica-BikeExchange).

A strategic decision to switch the dates of the road and mountain bike races at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic, which is hosted by Sun City in late August, has cleared the way for the feature road race to return to its original route.

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) won stage 16 of the Tour de France by lunging across the line, just centimeters ahead of Alexander Kristoff (Katusha). Sondre Holst Enger (IAM Cycling) was 3rd in the select group sprint finish.

Jarlinson Pantano (IAM Cycling) won stage 15 of the Tour de France by out sprinting Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) to the line in Culoz. Alexis Vuillermoz (AG2R La Mondiale) completed the stage podium in 3rd.

Willie Smit retained his title in the Bestmed Jock Tour after wresting the initiative from overnight leader Nico Bell on the final climb before the fast finish into Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, today.

Floating bridges, single-track and a few technical challenges lie in wait for riders when the Land Rover West Rand Silverstar MTB Challenge takes place on September 10.

South African Mountain bike Olympian Alan Hatherly has recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil and will be heading to the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to tackle the 2016 edition of the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday 27 August. Entries for the event are open, and close at midnight tonight (Wednesday 24 August 2016).

An exciting mix of adventure trails awaits riders when the Sanlam MTB Invitational takes place from Rhebokskloof Wine Estate near Paarl on November 19 and 20.

In muddy, misty, cold and windy conditions HB Kruger produced some red-hot form to win his first ever Die Burger Mountain Bike Challenge over 75km in Stellenbosch.

MTO is proud to announce a new partnership with the Western Cape’s most revered three day stage mountain bike (MTB) event, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) MTB Events.

Defending champion James Reid has confirmed he will be on the start line of this year’s 60km Illovo Eston Marathon, the feature race of the Illovo Eston MTB Challenge on Sunday 7 August, before jetting off to Rio de Janeiro less than a week later to represent Team South Africa at for the 2016 Olympic Games.

The 23 year-old Team Spur athlete was recently confirmed alongside youngster, Alan Hatherly as the country’s two male cross country mountain bikers to compete at Olympics and Reid hopes a competitive outing at the popular Eston event will be the perfect final hit-out.

As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games curtain drew to a close, cyclists Kyle Dodd (BMX), James Reid and Alan Hatherly (both MTB) reflected on the jubilation, the pain and experiences of a lifetime.

The Interprovincial Youth Festival will take place this year in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape from 2-5 October 2016. Race organisers are expecting a great turnout from all nine provinces.

Cycling South Africa is proud to announce the under-23 Men’s National Road Cycling Team that will participate in the 2016 Tour de l’Avenir, taking place in France from 20 to 27 August. The eight-day race covers a total distance of 898.9 kilometres and is made up of seven race days and an Individual Time Trial on one day.

The 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships took place from 20-24 July at the World Cycling Centre in Aigle, Switzerland, where South African road and track cycling ace, Jason Oosthuizen, broke a National Record in the Junior 3000m Individual Pursuit.

Capetonian Stefan Garlicki (Investec) and Martitzburger Sabine Thies (Greg Minnaar Cycles/Pizzology/Foxhead South Africa) descended the mountain slopes of Cascades MTB Park in the quickest overall times in the Men and Women’s categories to claim the National Titles at the STIHL 2016 South African National Mountain bike Downhill Championships in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday 17 July. For Garlicki (26), it was his second consecutive National Title and for Thies (13), her second National Title for the weekend after she won her Cross-country race the day before.

The road race performance of the South African para-cycling team, competing in the UCI Basque Road World Cup, picked up where things ended after the competition’s time trial the previous day.

Images from the interclub criterium held at Nasrec.

Images from the Wattbike challenge held at Monte Casino.

Images from the 2016 Tour Durban. Bradley Potgieter won the men's event and Lise Olivier won the women's event.

Images from the 2016 Emperors Palace Road Classic held at Emperors Palace Casino.

Images from the 2016 Gauteng Provincial Road Cycling Championships that took place at The Circus.

Images from the 2016 Carnival City Macsteel National Classic.



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